Women's Expo and CE!
Thursday, May 3 & Friday, May 4, 2012
(Program is repeated each day)
Suburban Collection Showplace • 46100 Grand River Avenue, Novi
Do you know the difference between a malpractice charge and a charge against your nursing license? Should nurses carry individual professional liability insurance or rely on the hospital’s coverage? Do you know how to enjoy Facebook without risking an employment action or licensure discipline? Plan now to attend the Michigan Nurses Association International Women’s Show CE Event! Lunch and a ticket to the International Women’s Show are included in your registration fee!
Edie Brous, RN, BSN, MS, MPH, JD
Ms. Brous is a Nurse Attorney in private practice in New York City where she concentrates in professional licensure representation, medical malpractice defense, and nursing advocacy. She has practiced in major litigation law firms representing nurses, physicians, hospitals and pharmaceutical companies. She is a member of many bar associations and nursing organizations and is the immediate past president of The American Association of Nurse Attorneys. Ms. Brous has an extensive clinical and managerial background in OR, Emergency and Critical Care Nursing. In addition to her law degree, she holds masters degrees in Public Health and in Critical Care Nursing from Columbia University. Formerly clinical adjunct faculty at Columbia University, she currently holds adjunct faculty positions at several universities teaching legal aspects of nursing.
Objectives – Nursing Liability
- Describe the most common causes of action against nurses.
- Assess potential liability for malpractice and licensure discipline
- Identify methods to reduce liability exposure
Objectives – Legal Aspects of Social Media and Social Networking
- Describe the appropriate uses of social media and social networking
- Describe potential liability issues and collateral implications for the misuse of social media and social networking
- Identify methods for reducing liability exposure when participating in social media
CE Contact Hours
Michigan Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
4.0 contact hours will be awarded to RNs who register at a non-student rate, are in attendance for the entire CE Event, and complete the evaluation.